Understanding auto accident case terms: asymptomatic vs. symptomatic
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 3, 2019
By William J. Price Terms used to describe injuries in auto accident cases can be hard for those outside of the legal profession to understand. One common example of this challenge is the difference between "asymptomatic" and "symptomatic" injuries. This concept is rarely discussed in everyday life but is a very important factor in...
How a bad attitude can hurt your personal injury case
Posted in Accident & Injury on November 19, 2019
By William J. Price A personal injury client's credibility and character have an underestimated impact on the value and outcome of their case. Tensions run high after serious accidents and the physical, emotional, and financial traumas can lead victims to say or do things they usually wouldn't. Treating people poorly in the aftermath of...
How do I document my struggle to recover from an auto accident?
Posted in Accident & Injury on November 5, 2019
By William J. Price After an auto accident, a jury can decide to compensate you for both the injuries you suffered in the crash and the struggles you experienced throughout your recovery. Many clients face the same problem at trial: you look healthy and happy, you're back to work, and you can do all...
Why Hire a Car Accident Lawyer
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 25, 2019
By William J. Price When you're trying to get back on your feet after a serious accident, there is no substitute for the advice of an experienced lawyer. Family, friends, and acquaintances may have your best interests in mind, but they often overlook issues that could hurt the value of your claim and leave...
What is the punishment for killing someone while driving under the influence?
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 18, 2019
By William J. Price Impaired driving kills and injures thousands of innocent people across the country each year. According to the CDC, 29 people die in crashes involving a drunk driver each day – one death every 50 minutes. Each of these deaths is an avoidable tragedy, and a recent crash that made headlines...
How medication can play a big role in your auto accident case
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 21, 2019
By William J. Price Medication is often a key factor to track in your auto accident case. The kind of medication, the amount you are prescribed, and the number of pills you receive can all help to establish how severely you were injured in the accident. For example, say you weren't taking any medication...
How Pre-Existing Conditions May Affect a Car Accident Claim
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 25, 2019
By William J. Price Many of us are forced to live with chronic pain caused by pre-existing conditions. Nerve damage, arthritis, and ongoing symptoms from previous injuries are just a few of the health problems you may have faced in the months or years leading up to your accident. Symptoms caused by pre-existing conditions...
Ohio drivers will soon only need one license plate
Posted in Firm News on May 28, 2019
By William J. Price Ohio drivers – prepare for good news: For more than a century, the state issued you two plates for any newly purchased car – one for the front bumper and one for the rear. Next summer, this will be a thing of the past. (more…)
Importance of Being Honest With Your Personal Injury Lawyer
Posted in Accident & Injury on April 22, 2019
By William J. Price In personal injury cases, clients often worry that things from their past will come back to haunt them. They sometimes feel embarrassed, angry, or resentful sharing certain types of information with their lawyer. (more…)
Aggravation of Pre-Existing Condition in Ohio Accident Lawsuits
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 13, 2019
By William J. Price For years, you’ve suffered pain from severe arthritis, an old back injury, or some other condition. Your doctors always said you’d need surgery at some point down the road, but there was no need to rush it. Then, you were hurt in an accident. Steps to Take After an "Accelerated"...